(previously known as Macrotona terrigena)
(Photo: courtesy of Elaine McDonald, Nicholls Rivulet, Tasmania)
The adult moths of this species have very dark brown wings, with a vague darker spot near the centre of each forewing. The antennae, labial palps, and legs are pale brown. The head is dark brown with a pale stripe each side. The thorax and abdomen are dark brown. The antennae have the same length as each forewing. The wingspan is about 1 cm.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera. XVIII. Gelechiadae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 29 (1904), p. 406, No. 229.
(written 16 July 2019, updated 4 November 2020)